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Flu cases on the rise in Santa Rosa

Flu cases on the rise in Santa Rosa

With an increase in cases of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) in our area, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) encourages everyone to protect themselves and their families from the flu by getting vaccinated. According to reports from the Emergency Department at Santa Rosa Medical Center, 2.8 percent of the emergency department […]

National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week

During National Influenza Vaccination Week Dec. 6- 12, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) would like to remind everyone that it is not too late to get a flu shot.  A yearly flu shot is recommended for everyone six months of age and older and is the first and most […]

Flu shots available, free for pregnant Medicaid recipients

Flu shots available, free for pregnant Medicaid recipients

The increased impact of the influenza infection has led Florida Medicaid to temporarily activate payment for Medicaid recipients who are pregnant and age 21 and older now through March. The Department of Health in Santa Rosa County recommends that all individuals six months of age and older receive the flu vaccination each year. It is especially […]